Because of government guidance on coronavirus a number of our buildings are now closed and events listed on our site are subject to change or cancellation. Changes to council services, advice and support we can provide, the latest local news and links to Government advice is available on our dedicated coronavirus information page. Go to our coronavirus information page

Libraries, leisure centres and arts service changes

All Havering libraries and leisure centres are closed. Havering Music School and Fairkytes Arts Centre are closed. The pre-school on the Fairkytes site is open on in line with government guidance on schools. Our arts and sports events and activity programmes are all cancelled. Our ebooks and audio books, and some online resources, have been extended to temporary members.

Havering Music School virtual lessons

The music school will be offering virtual lessons. Go to the music school website for more details

Mindfulness workshop

  • Held every Monday from 7:15pm till 8:15pm between 2 September 2019 and 27 July 2020
  • Location: The Friends Meeting House, Balgores Crescent, Gidea Park.
  • Cost: £7.00

A mindfulness workshop using techniques from China. It involves standing poses and gentle stretches in a silent and peaceful environment.

As a beginner you will be introduced to some gentle movements derived from ancient Chinese practices.

The aim is to develop a harmonious and tranquil frame of mind.

Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes allowing free movement of the body.

Please bring a bottle of water with you. 

For further information text or phone Hugh 07847509360